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Title: Electromagnetic shielding effectiveness of 3D printed polymer composites

Abstract

We report on preliminary results regarding the electromagnetic shielding effectiveness of various 3D printed polymeric composite structures. All studied samples were fabricated using 3D printing technology, following the fused deposition modeling approach, using commercially available filaments as starting materials. The electromagnetic shielding performance of the fabricated 3D samples was investigated in the so called C-band of the electromagnetic spectrum (3.5–7.0 GHz), which is typically used for long-distance radio telecommunications. We provide evidence that 3D printing technology can be effectively utilized to prepare operational shields, making them promising candidates for electromagnetic shielding applications for electronic devices.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Inst. of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Foundation for Research & Technology-Hellas, Crete (Greece)
  2. Inst. of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Foundation for Research & Technology-Hellas, Crete (Greece); Ames Lab. and Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ames Laboratory (AMES), Ames, IA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1464468
Report Number(s):
IS-J-9521
Journal ID: ISSN 0947-8396; PII: 1353
Grant/Contract Number:  
320081; 604391; AC02-07CH11358
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Applied Physics. A, Materials Science and Processing
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 123; Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 0947-8396
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Viskadourakis, Z., Vasilopoulos, K. C., Economou, E. N., Soukoulis, C. M., and Kenanakis, G. Electromagnetic shielding effectiveness of 3D printed polymer composites. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1007/s00339-017-1353-z.
Viskadourakis, Z., Vasilopoulos, K. C., Economou, E. N., Soukoulis, C. M., & Kenanakis, G. Electromagnetic shielding effectiveness of 3D printed polymer composites. United States. doi:10.1007/s00339-017-1353-z.
Viskadourakis, Z., Vasilopoulos, K. C., Economou, E. N., Soukoulis, C. M., and Kenanakis, G. Tue . "Electromagnetic shielding effectiveness of 3D printed polymer composites". United States. doi:10.1007/s00339-017-1353-z. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1464468.
@article{osti_1464468,
title = {Electromagnetic shielding effectiveness of 3D printed polymer composites},
author = {Viskadourakis, Z. and Vasilopoulos, K. C. and Economou, E. N. and Soukoulis, C. M. and Kenanakis, G.},
abstractNote = {We report on preliminary results regarding the electromagnetic shielding effectiveness of various 3D printed polymeric composite structures. All studied samples were fabricated using 3D printing technology, following the fused deposition modeling approach, using commercially available filaments as starting materials. The electromagnetic shielding performance of the fabricated 3D samples was investigated in the so called C-band of the electromagnetic spectrum (3.5–7.0 GHz), which is typically used for long-distance radio telecommunications. We provide evidence that 3D printing technology can be effectively utilized to prepare operational shields, making them promising candidates for electromagnetic shielding applications for electronic devices.},
doi = {10.1007/s00339-017-1353-z},
journal = {Applied Physics. A, Materials Science and Processing},
number = 12,
volume = 123,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {11}
}

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